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did get into school. florida is a good model. jeb bush is on another side of but he did a good job of forcing florida schools accountability. right now, several years later, the african-american kids' test scores in florida are on par with white kids in the rest of the country. by putting accountability in and giving some examples of opportunities for choice, he created an environment for these kids who are far behind and are now moving forward. some of the stuff done in new york was amazing, particularly the agree the principals academy, where he had a goal to get some of these strong principals to get into management sessions. he had a pipeline of them. those teachers put pressure on the traditional teaching pool to be better. the models are there. like it or not, most of education will be driven by state agendas. that is why the work you are doing here is so important. the state leaders have to be responsive to this issue. they need to put these kids first. we get them to do that, and we can change this. thank you. [applause] >> this is our custom, so you can write down your nex
around seattle 47 there, 50 portland, 80s phoenix, 70s gulf coast into florida. couple areas of concern, mainly chicago, fog there, delays through chicago or midway. rain in san francisco, in about 30 minutes they are going to let us know how long those delays are and we'll let you >>> good morning on this wednesday at 5:30 this is the gateway to your thanksgiving. thanks for joining us i'm kristen sze. >>> pavement is wet, you slowed down 15, 20 miles an hour on your way in. >> yeah at least some of that rain is really heavy. >>> let's start with live doppler, good morning, better returns in the east bay, back through the south bay towards the monterey bay starting to see a little tapering of the heavier rain in the north bay, light rain in most areas you can see around walnut creek and alamo across mount diablo towards oakley, brentwood, basco to livermore better radar returns, sporadic returns on east bay shore none on the peninsula now just drizzle for you, best chance along 17 from los gatos into san jose towards milpitas where we are seeing our best radar returns. we are going to
, florida, on the democratic line. go ahead. caller: i want to speak on the fiscal cliff. who controls the fiscal cliff? is it congress? host: there are ongoing negotiations over the various fiscal policies that need to be changed between congress and the white house, burt congress makes -- but congress is the one who makes the laws. caller: president obama could not put anything in there before his term going out. i have been following this for years. usually the incoming president has bills that the previous president left. on this president's way out, congress would not let him put any deals in. they put enough in there to finish his term. host: the president has been reelected and will be back in next year. but i appreciate the call. i want to point to an obituary in the new york times today on the death of warren redmon. he dies at age 82. the sometimes combative centrist republican senator from new hampshire. you will be seeing those obituaries in several papers today. coming up next, a top supreme court reporter david savage will join us to talk about some of that the-profile ca
panhandle and eastern coast of florida. >> 77 in miami. 67 in atlanta. 54 in new york. mostly 60s in the midwest and great plains. phoenix gets up to 81. >>> we turn overseas now to the crisis in the middle east. gaza came under heavy fire overnight. with at least 30 air strikes hitting offices, banks, and an empty villa. secretary of state hillary clinton continues her hi high-stakes diplomacy, meeting with the palestinian leader and the president of egypt as well. yesterday hillary clinton met with israeli president benjamin netanyahu. >> if there is a possibility of achieving a long-term solution to this problem through diplomatic means, we prefer that. if not, i am sure you understand israel will have to take whatever action is necessary to defend its people. >> strong words once again from israel. clinton has indicated it could take some time to finally iron out an agreement after now more than a week of fighting. in case you're wondering, some of the numbers associated with this too. 130 palestinians, militants, and civilians have been killed in gaza. gaza militants have fir
be brewing for one of the biggest ones of all. walmart. mark potter is live in doral, florida this morning. mark, good morning. >> good morning, savannah. about a thousand protests are scheduled around the country and walmart is trying to stop them. most of them will be happening on the busiest shopping day of the year. >> we are the workers! the mighty walmart workers! >> a few of the protests have begun. >> this one tuesday out outside a walmart near los angeles. store workers and stoare complaining about hours and retaliati retaliation. >> the wages are low. sometimes we have to rely on family help. >> they're very good with the prices. but the prices are coming out our pockets. >> some are upset about working on thanksgiving when walmart begins special sales at 8:00 p.m. >> they say they care about associates and want what's best for them. because if it was, we wouldn't be working on thanksgiving. >> walmart workers who are nonunion plan to hold strikes and protests at a thousand locations around the country on black friday, the day after thanksgiving. their goal is not to shut down st
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